Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

Questions about the meta site that every Stack Exchange site has (also called 'child metas').

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Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms?

Not sure if it counts as a bug or not, but some per-site metas can be the parent sites of chatrooms. This room is a living example, where the parent site is MathOverflow meta. Here is a beautiful ...
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/help/whats-meta should link to meta.site[.stackexchange].com/search, not to site[.stackexchange].com/search

On [I suppose] all sites' /help/whats-meta (but Meta.SE's): Please look around to see if your question has been asked before, and avoid asking questions that have nothing to do with [site] or the ...
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Make flags from child meta sites appear in the main site's menu and vice versa [duplicate]

Flags on child meta sites are only shown to the site's mods when they visit meta. On sites whose metas are not very active, this means that it could be several days before a mod notices the flag. ...
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Bug when mod migrating - very easy to migrate to a site's Meta instead of main site

Somewhat related: Improvements to the mod-only migrate tool Mods have the ability to migrate to any site on the Closing > Off-Topic > Migration page using a text box to select a site. This list ...
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Remove precognitive & beta badges on meta [duplicate]

"Quorum" and "Convention" participation badges are listed on non-meta sites but not on the meta sites, sensibly (they are for participation on meta). "Precognitive" and "beta" should also be not ...
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Are questions about locating a question on-topic on meta sites?

I read a question years ago that really helped me in my programming career. I've been searching for hours today and can't find that original question. Would it be appropriate for me to ask on the ...
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Does there exist a question that hovers somewhere between on-topic and meta?

More specifically, does there exist a question (or possible question) on any StackExchange site for which it's not obvious or it's arguable whether or not the question should be on its respective Meta ...
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A way for “new users” to ask about their post specifically

We currently require that new users have 5+ reputation to participate in meta support discussions (bugs, feedback, governance, etc). This is primarily because the use case for meta is not ...
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Question moved to Meta doesn't trigger moderator's notification

Just moved a question from Ru.SO to Meta Ru.SO. This action didn't trigger a moderator's notification (when black diamond becomes blue and the question appears in the feed). First line in the feed ...
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Add link to allow editing profile from Meta

Here's what happened to me just now: (It took me an embarrassingly long time looking for an edit option on my meta profile to get to this step though) So, I realize that it makes sense that we don't ...
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Should comment moderation work differently on meta sites? [duplicate]

The guidelines on moderating comments on main sites are well-established: comments are transient Post-it notes, they are second-class citizens, they can be deleted at any time for a number of reasons, ...
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Could I lose reputation on Meta Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

When I look at "Meta Stack Overflow" https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, I see many users asking good and bad questions, but I noticed that users asking bad questions who got downvoted don't seem to lose ...
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Why do visitors need to click on help button on discuss.Area51 to get back to the main proposal site?

I wonder if there is actually a good reason, why visitors of discuss.Area51 need to click on the "help" menu button first in order to get back to the main Area51 site: In words, this seems to me more ...
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What to do when a conversation moves to a different meta site where you don't have enough reputation to participate?

How does one handle a conversation being moved from a meta site where you have enough reputation to participate (comment, vote, etc.) to a meta site where you do not? Options, as far as I can see, ...
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“You must have 1 reputation to participate on meta”

The minimum reputation required to post on a per-site meta is a per-site setting (that defaults to 5). I don't know how many sites have this setting adjusted, but at least Code Golf and Ask Patents ...
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When will new Community Promotion Ad questions be appearing in Metas for 2016?

Now that the new sidebar/ad size has been implemented network-wide and SE designers are working diligently on remaking all of the internal ads for sites, I was expecting to see the community promotion ...
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Should I vote to close discussion and feature-request questions that are about the same topic as duplicates?

Let’s say I have 2 questions with exactly the same topic, asked by 2 users. There is but one difference : The first one wants to discuss solutions (what can be done?) about the problem and only ...
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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...
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When should comments be flagged/deleted on per-site metas?

We all know what comments are for -- and aren't, but that guidance is, naturally, geared toward main sites, where we want to keep things clean and focused. Meta, on the other hand, is a site's "...
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Broken links to per-site metas [closed]

Accessing per-site metas over HTTPS is officially unsupported and known to be broken (Accessing per-site metas gives 403 forbidden from cloudflare-nginx, Untrusted connection when visiting per-site ...
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“Join this community” gives 404 when called from add comment on a site meta

Steps to reproduce: Goto a post on a meta site you don't have account on (this is lowest user count site if you want to try) Click "add a comment" Click "join this community" Click "confirm and ...
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Prevent voting on per-site meta from just account association bonus [duplicate]

Related (but not duplicate): The association bonus should not enable users to vote on every site Recently, I have been considering voting on site-specific meta discussions (not meta.SE or main sites)....
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Unable to vote!

Since the latest release, I am unable to vote since it keeps telling me I am not a member on that site (as you can see I answered a question on MSO just a few hours back and I am a member for a long ...
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Why are the authors of comments on very old meta posts not clickable? [duplicate]

Houston, we (The Taverners) faced a problem today, revisiting this post on meta.SO: What's the joke in the Stack Overflow 404 page code? The accounts of none of the posters has been removed. Yet ....
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Connection is not private when viewing per site meta over HTTPS [duplicate]

I discovered the problem on this thread: If time-travellers always arrive naked how and what would they trade? In the comments, another user posted a link to another part of the site. I followed the ...
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Why is meta.unix.stackexchange.com not recognizing me as logged in when unix.stackexchange.com is?

I wanted to ask a question on Meta Unix & Linux (http://meta.unix.stackexchange.com). I'm logged in to Unix & Linux (http://unix.stackexchange.com), and it's showing just over 700 rep for me. ...
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Remind active users that there is a per-site meta under certain conditions

Proposal You haven’t been active on Meta for a while. Please consider to take a look at recent posts and to help determining this site’s policies by voting and providing feedback. Send users a ...
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“Page Not Found” when trying to add a login on per-site Metas [duplicate]

I experienced a bug in "meta.stackoverflow.com" site. Steps to reproduce: Visit "MyLogins", for me, it is: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/mylogins/142239 Click "add more logins…", then it ...
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Per-site metas broken when using HTTPS [duplicate]

I just noticed that trying to visit one of the per-site metas using HTTPS will (after confirming the security exception due to the limitations of SSL wildcard certificates) give a 403 error: Yes, I ...
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Accessing per-site metas gives 403 forbidden from cloudflare-nginx [closed]

Clicking on https://space.meta.stackexchange.com/ doesn't connect me with the meta S.Ex.SE site. EDIT: For some entry points, no meta site can be reached. Observation courtesy Gilles. I consider it ...
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How to best implement a “sources are required” policy?

In a Stack Exchange site I am active in (Mythology), we've discussed requiring reputable sources in all answers (for obvious quality reasons). Right now, the consensus we've reached seems to be: ...
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A per site meta shouldn't suggest me reading the tour to get the first badge [duplicate]

A per-site-meta shouldn't suggest me reading the tour to get my first badge, since there is no tour on per-site-metas and thus no Informed badge. Here is the screenshot for the reference: Made at ...
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Is this is a duplicate?

I think these questions are duplicates. MSO question: How many Stack Overflow accounts are banned from asking questions? MSE question: What happens to folks who get question banned, by and large? ...
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Reddit-like “contest mode” sorting option for meta threads

Reddit has a feature wherein moderators can set threads to be sorted in "contest mode". As the name suggests, it was originally designed for use with "contests", where the userbase is tasked with ...
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Have a mod tag that removes vote locks from child meta posts

Note: I've seen similar posts to this, but I haven't seen anything such as a feature request in my searches. However, this in a sense expands on Camil Staps post, which is found here: Don't lock ...
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“Take the tour” message about how to obtain first badge doesn't make sense on child metas [duplicate]

On child meta sites, new users (those who don't have a badge yet) see the message "Take the Tour and earn your first badge" in their profile page. The message is the same as on the normal Q&A ...
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Read-only no-participation view to discourage meta effect

David Arenburg wrote in "Restrict up vote rights": I won't post examples because I don't want to create any Meta effects This refers to increased voting and other attention given to a post under ...
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Wrong error message when suggesting an edit on a per-site-meta when not logged in [duplicate]

It is probably very unlikely for anybody to encounter this bug, but just for completeness’ sake: If you try to access the edit link to a post on a per-site-meta, e.g., https://german.meta....
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Should requests on site Metas be closed when completed?

Here's a simple, appropriate request that was submitted on Meta.Law.SE: Add tag for "tax" for tax law questions When such a request is completed is there a reason not to close the "question?...
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Can we be informed about actions on site-meta posts? [duplicate]

Can we be informed about activity on our meta posts? For example upvotes might have a grey icon in the rep notification menu? Something like this: And for comments it is the same. Instead of not ...
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Are rooms associated with per-site-metas shown when viewing a question?

I will include a rather lengthy explanation, which might be unnecessary for users familiar with the stuff I describe. Therefore: TL;DR: Per-site-metas can have chat rooms associated with them, too. ...
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Why don't Meta upvotes count? [duplicate]

I searched around a bit for this question, but I could only find people wondering what happened to their reputation on Meta, rather than why. Recently I've been posting a few helpful questions on ELU ...
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Users with <5K rep should not see the suggested-edit queue enabled, on per-site metas

Apparently, the only possible thing to review in the suggested-edit queue from per-site metas are suggestions on tag excerpts and tag wikis. I don't have the necessary reputation yet to review such ...
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Show the meta, chat and blog in the top bar for other sites on hover

This feature request originated from here (upon request). Can we adjust the StackExchange button, aka the Stack Exchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™, to show the meta, chat and blog for the 'other' ...
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Should we be editing answers that have incorrect instructions now that the users' profiles interface has been redesigned?

For example I ran into this answer about how to access your flair. It had outdated information since the flair page link is not where it used to be now. So I edited it with a new screen shot and ...
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Signup button in “Thanks for the feedback!” dialog on meta.*.stackexchange.com redirect to the meta via HTTPS

Visit any question on http://meta.*.stackexchange.com/ without logged-in Upvote that, you will get "Thanks for the feedback!" dialog Click "Sign up using Email and Password" Then redirected to https://...
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Cannot participate in meta sites unless previously having participated in regular sites on iOS [duplicate]

On the mobile app for iOS, you are unable to participate in the meta sites unless you have previously participated in the regular sites. It gives the following error: Error Could not perform this ...
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Meta link not showing up on several exchange site profiles [duplicate]

I'm not entirely certain when this occurred, though I'm suspicious that this might have first shown up when the new profiles were introduced. I just can't verify that at all. And since the link is ...
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Don't allow you to choose impossible badges on the new profile page

The new profile pages let you choose a badge to track, but it allows you to choose impossible badges! For example, on per-site-meta sites, where you cannot start bounties on questions, you can choose ...
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Should I request a question to be reopened in Meta sites?

I've been meeting a lot of questions that are marked unclear. Although the tag says [on hold] which means the questions may be reopened, after some clarifications and editing which made the questions ...